To celebrate the first year of It’s A Stampede!, every day for 365 days I am presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’.

Yep, that’s 365 facts!

Here’s today’s slice of geekdom…

November 28th – On this day in 1941, the second Superman Fleischer Studios short is released in cinemas. The short, titled ‘The Mechanical Monsters’ is the second instalment in a series of 17 animated shorts from Fleischer Studios/Famous Studios. The shorts are regarded by fans and animation experts as highly influential pieces of animation.

More tomorrow…